Federal regulators have warned Johnson & Johnson that it could face fines and other sanctions for selling faulty insulin pumps and delaying disclosures of serious injuries to diabetics who used them. The Food and Drug Administration ordered J&J's Animas Corp. unit to promptly provide a plan to rectify its failure to report within 30 days cases where its device may have caused or contributed to death or serious injury.
When Jay Radcliffe revealed three weeks ago that he'd found serious security holes in a popular type of insulin pump that diabetics wear, he kept two important details secret: the pump maker's name, and the specific technique he used to hack the device. Today he identified the company — Medtronic Inc. — in an effort to apply public pressure to fix the vulnerabilities.
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